Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on April 17, 2023, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dylan A. Bacon, age 23, of River Street, Avoca, New York, following an investigation of a reported robbery in the Village of Wayland, New York. It is alleged that Mr. Bacon entered a retail property and forcibly stole property from another while using or threatening the use of a weapon. Mr. Bacon was charged with Robbery in the First Degree, a class B Felony and Petit Larceny. Mr. Bacon was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and released.
On April 14th 2023, Sheriff Allard requested the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in the robbery investigation. Many tips were received, and were extremely helpful in assisting investigators in identifying the person in the photo, the truck in the photo and leading to the subsequent arrest of Mr. Bacon. Sheriff Allard thanks the residents of Steuben County for their partnership and assistance. Below was the story on the request for assistance in finding Bacon: